Argh, got to love the mods merging a topic when you write a response and lose it.
Sorry 'bout that.
Guys I don't get it.
But then again I don't get Face/stalkerbook either.
I don't suffer from Narcissism, which I think a lot of this "look at me" shit panders to
Note - this thread predates most of what Twitter has become in the mean-time, and as far as I can tell apart from some interface tweaks Facepalmbook is the same (mostly) stupid thing I stopped paying attention to (but occasionally paid dues to) about the same time.
FWIW, I actually think LI has a legitimate place. FB *should* be the personal daily meanderings of, well, crap that happens, seen by persons, known to the person. Twitter is just random garbage that your mind thinks and you don't have anyone to say it to, sometimes it's interesting, and occasionally you make friends out of it.
I get the idea - they want to create a "professional" social media space, but so far by all reports I get from people I know this is a massive fail.
The thing I REALLY want to know is why this is successful, despite what we can actually see.
...occasionally I find out interesting things about past colleagues etc.
^^^ Is that the answer?